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Not Everyone Likes Every Place They Travel To, You Know…

Reddit users have uploaded their list of most disappointing destinations, with Vegas, Athens, Jamaica, and Cairo featuring in the choices.

Finalists for B.C. Non-Fiction Prize

Rape, referendum, climate change among topics of B.C. Non-Fiction finalists

  • Dec 10th, 2014

Part I: Mental Health for Children and Youth – How to Get the Help You Need

Dr. David Smith says 13 per cent of B.C. youth experience a mental health issue every year – 83,700 children under age 19.

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Ebola fighters named Time Person of the Year

Ebola fighters named 2014 Person of the Year by Time magazine

  • Dec 10th, 2014

VIDEO: How To Cook Lobster, by Matt Dean Pettit

The author of a new cookbook on Canada's favourite crustaceans gives a quick how-to demo from his Toronto restaurant.

Self-harm numbers way up among teens

New report says hospitalizations for self-harm way up among teens

  • Nov 18th, 2014

Survey finds people text and drive knowing dangers

Survey finds most people aware of dangers of texting and driving, yet many do it anyway

  • Nov 5th, 2014

VIDEO: Destination BC’s new ad campaign promotes province’s ‘Wild Within’

In a new, 3-minute YouTube video, B.C.'s tourism bureau kicks off its Super, Natural British Columbia campaign...

Lt. Governor joins call to adopt (with video)

"What I never knew is how much they would take care of me," Judith Guichon says of her experience raising four adopted children

ICYMI: Victoria, B.C. is the 3rd friendliest city in the world

According to readers of Conde Nast, the B.C. capital is the friendliest city to visit in North America, behind only Melbourne and Auckland

Tofino’s Wolf in the Fog best new restaurant

Tofino's Wolf in the Fog best new restaurant; Ayden in Saskatoon people's choice

  • Oct 23rd, 2014

Travel: What Should I Do In Cambodia? (VIDEO)

YouTube travel channel SundayFundayz lays out their Top 10 activities for Cambodia, including Angkor Wat and the Killing Fields

Toronto cracks Lonely Planet’s Top 10 for ‘Best in Travel 2015’ guide

In its annual 'Best in Travel' series, Lonely Planet gave props to Singapore, Argentina and Milan, but shut Canada out of its Best Countries

Canadians hail de la Renta as fashion force

Canadians remember 'gracious' Oscar de la Renta as a force in fashion industry

  • Oct 21st, 2014

Tunisia Tops Lonely Planet’s Top 10 Budget Destinations for ‘Best in Travel 2015’

South Africa finished second and Shanghai finished third, with the only 'value' European countries being Portugal and Romania.

Carr’s works heading for London exhibit

Emily Carr's artistic works to star in exhibit in London next month

  • Oct 8th, 2014

VIDEO: Emily Carr paintings en route from Victoria to London

Carr's works will be leaving the Royal B.C. Museum temporarily to a fall exhibit in England.

Ebola case drives North Americans to Google

Googling Ebola: North Americans hunt for virus info after continent's first case

Cities want authority to break car windows

Only police and SPCA constables have authority to enter cars or other private property to free an overheated dog

Why You Should Stay In a Hostel In Europe, Not a Hotel

Cities like Lisbon, Budapest, and Krakow have turned to hosting clean, stylish hostels to entice frugal young travellers.